Boy Scout and Girl Guide / Girl Scout Philately
for sale or exchange

Last updated 30 April 2023.

I dispose of my spares and duplicates and items that I no longer need for my collection:



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Hallvard Slettebø, e-mail hallvard@slettebo.no

Terms:

  1. Prices are in US dollars. Bank transfer preferred for larger amounts. Payment is accepted in cash in most major currencies, or you can pay by credit card via PayPal's secure server
  2. Send order by email to hallvard@slettebo.no. Orders are answered as they are received.
  3. Postage is extra for all orders (shipment from Norway, Europe). Air mail postage is approximately $5 (up to 50g), $7 (50-100g) or $10 (100-350g).
    I am very sorry that Norway Post has significantly increased the price for registered mail, and the registration fee is now as much as $25! Even more for thicker/larger/heavier items.
  4. Numbering for postmarks, meter slogans and postal stationery are according to the German Scout Stamp Collectors Club's catalogues. (See their website at http://www.arge-pfadfinder.org/.)

I dispose of my spares and duplicates and items that I no longer need for my collection:
Collections and Lots - scout stamps - FDCs - postmarks - postal stationery - meter slogans - postcards - literature - badges - various


Collections and Lots

Belgium
1960 Rocket Mail, collection 17 pages mounted for exhibition, $400

Denmark up to 1957 Scouting Denmark, collection Danish Scout postal history, 55 pages mounted for exhibition, many superb and very rare items, $14,000
Denmark 1958-2000 is also available. Please ask or send want list.

Finland up to 1957 Scouting Finland, collection Finnish Scout postal history, 24 pages mounted for exhibition, many superb and very rare items, $7,000 SOLD!
Finland 1958-2000 is available. Please ask or send want list.

Iceland 1955-2016 Scout greeting "telegram", collection 12 Skataskeyti forms, unusual, $120
Iceland 1958-2000 is also available. Please ask or send want list.

Maximum Scouting up to 1957 Scout maximum cards, collection Scout maximum cards, 114 different cards mounted for exhibition, $2,000

Sweden up to 1959 Scouting Sweden, collection Swedish Scout postal history, 88 pages mounted for exhibition, many superb and very rare items, $17,000 SOLD!
Sweden 1958-2000 is available. Please ask or send want list.


Stamps (Full sets and mint never hinged, unless noted otherwise)

All World 1918-1980's, various Scout stamps and souvenir sheets, mostly mint complete sets, will sell for 30% of Michel catalogue price. Ask or send want list.

Chechoslovakia 1918,
10h and 20h stamps, $15
Chechoslovakia 1918, 10h and 20h stamps, Gilbert expert marks on reverse, $15

Denmark 1960, Presentation folder with enlarged photo of stamp depicting Queen Ingrid in Girl Scout uniform, $50
Denmark 2007, Presentation folder for the stamp booklet,A4-format, $10

Netherlands 1937, Pair 1 1/2c Jamboree stamp with plate numer 563 in the margin, $10

Nicaragua 1948, The two scout stamps in unissued colours, with puncture and overprint WATERLOW & SONS LTD. SPECIMEN, $70
Nicaragua 1948, 2c Scout stamp souvenir sheet, $20

Poland 1945, Poland exile in London, unissued stamp for the AK Home Army where Scouts were involved with mail delivery service (Warsaw uprising 1944). 2250 stamps were printed, but not issued. $10

Detmold Displaced Persons camp 1946, Stamps 10 Pf. (single and block of 4), 20 Pf. and 50 Pf. of the Lithuanian DP Camp Detmold. $20
Detmold Displaced Persons camp 1946, gutter pair 20 Pf. and 50 Pf. stamps of the Lithuanian DP Camp Detmold, with sheet margin at top. $40
Detmold Displaced Persons camp 1946, gutter pair 20 Pf. and 50 Pf. stamps of the Lithuanian DP Camp Detmold. $40
Augsburg-Hochfeld Baltic Displaced Persons camp 1946, Imperforate and perforated stamps of the Lithuanian DP Camp Detmold with overprint Augsburg 28.4.46, commemorating Lithuanian Boy Scout meeting. 7020 perforated stamps were produced. $10 SOLD!


First Day Covers

To be updated


Postmarks and covers

All World (outside Scandinavia) 1950's-2000's, Special offer, 100 different Scout and Guide postmarks on covers and cards, $100

Scandinavia 1950's-2000's, Special offer, 100 different Scout and Guide postmarks on covers and cards, $100

Australia AUS-005 1948,
Pan-Pacific Scout Jamboree, rectangular datestamp, $10
Australia AUS-005 1948, Pan-Pacific Scout Jamboree, circular datestamp, $10

Austria A-004 1951, Jamboree 1951 Bad Ischl, on Bad Ischl viewcard to Norway, re-directed, $50

Canada CDN-002 1947, Be A Good Scout - Give, on cover to Montreal, $100
Canada CDN-002 1947, Be A Good Scout - Give, on cover to Windsor, Ont. $100
Canada CDN-002 1947, Be A Good Scout - Give, on piece, $15

Czechoslovakia CS-002 1931, Slovanske Skautske Tabory , comercially used Scout viewcard (from the event?), with several signatures, $60

Czechoslovakia 1945 Scout celebrations / festival in Klatovy: study of registered mail - it seems there were two sets of registration labels in use.
Czechoslovakia CS-007 1945, Klatovy Skautske Slavnosti -7 XI 47 -11, registered No. 50, $50
Czechoslovakia CS-007 1945, Klatovy Skautske Slavnosti -7 XI 47 -11, registered No. 58, with receipt, $50
Czechoslovakia CS-007 1945, Klatovy Skautske Slavnosti -7 XI 47 -11, registered No. 186, $50
Czechoslovakia CS-007 1945, Klatovy Skautske Slavnosti -8 XI 47 -10, registered No. 194, $50
Czechoslovakia CS-007 1945, Klatovy Skautske Slavnosti -8 XI 47 -18, registered No. 209, $50
Czechoslovakia CS-007 1945, Klatovy Skautske Slavnosti -8 XI 47 -18, registered No. 218, $50
Czechoslovakia CS-007 1945, Klatovy Skautske Slavnosti -9 XI 47 -9, registered No. 362, with image of another cover with R-362 and postmark -7 IX-45, $50
Czechoslovakia CS-007 1945, Klatovy Skautske Slavnosti -8 XI 47 -11, registered No. 419, $50

Czechoslovakia CS-010 1948, Praha 1, II. Junácký Sném 10.II.1946, registered no. 529, Ordinary Praha 1 label, $10

Denmark 1970s?, Large cover with cachet "SPEJDERNES MAGASIN / UDGIVERKORSBÅND", used for bulk mailing of Scout journal, $20

1947 World Scout Jamboree France:
France F-002 1947, Jamboree de la Paix, handstamp on unaddressed cover from the Presidency of the Republic, $5
France F-003 1947, Jamboree de la Paix, machine cancel on jamboree postcard written by camp participant, $10
France F-003 1947, Jamboree de la Paix, machine cancel on postcard to Norway written by camp participant, $10
France F-003 1947, Jamboree de la Paix, machine cancel on postcard to England written by camp participant, $10
France F-003 1947, Jamboree de la Paix, machine cancel on cover to England written by camp participant, $10
France F-003 1947, Jamboree de la Paix, machine cancel with date error 117 VIII on jamboree postcard written by camp participant, $25

France F-004 1949, Congres Eclaireurs de France, Vanves, on unaddressed postcard, $10
France F-004 1949, Congres Eclaireurs de France, Vanves, on philatelic cover, $10

Great Britain 1920, Boxed cachet THE SCOUTS INTERNATIONAL JAMBOREE CAMP 1920 OLD DEER PARK, RICHMOND, SURREY, on Richmond viewcard sent to Belfast, $600

1957 World Scout Jubilee Jamboree
Great Britain 1957, World Scout Jubilee advertising slogans 20 covers/pieces, $50
Great Britain 1957, Sutton Coldfield machine slogan postmark on cover, $10
Great Britain 1957, Sutton Coldfield machine slogan postmark on Jamboree viewcard, $10
Great Britain 1957, Sutton Coldfield machine slogan postmark on Swedish Jamboree postcard, $10

Great Britain Stamp booklet with insert "Back the Scouts!", $10

Haiti RH-001 1951, Visit of Lady Baden-Powell, on cover to Los Angeles, Calif., $50

1933 World Scout Jamboree Hungary:
Hungary H-006 1933, GODOLLO IV JAMBOREE 'b', on air mail postcard to Pecs. Cirkular green outgoing (Godollo-Budapest) Scout air mail cachet which was use donly on the first day, $100
Hungary H-006 1933, GODOLLO IV JAMBOREE 'l', on domestic postcard, $10
Hungary H-006 1933, GODOLLO IV JAMBOREE 'm', on Marton postcard to Budapest, $10

Japan 1951, Postmark with Scouts and tents, on postal card, $30

Luxembourg L-001 1948, Letzeburger Scouten Jamboree Bonnevoie, registered no. 20, on postcard to Switzerland, $100

1937 World Scout Jamboree, the Netherlands:
The Netherlands 1937 World Scout Jamboree: study of registered mail.
Four postmarks were used, numbererd '1' to '4', 1 and 2 are hand cancels and most often used on registered mail. 3 and 4 were hammer cancels.
Two sets of registration labels were used. The types are easily distinguished by type 2 has broken 'M' in JAMBOREE (actually white spot in 'M')
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree 19.VII.-8., postmark 2, Registered Type 1 No. 2, $300 SOLD!
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree 31.VII.-8., postmark 2, Registered Type 1 No. 74, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree 31.VII.-8., postmark 2, Registered Type 1 No. 75, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree 31.VII.20., postmark 3, Registered Type 1 No. 116. Also postal form / list of sent registered items to same addressse as the cover, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -1.VIII.17., postmark 4, Registered Type 1 No. 136, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -2.VIII.18., postmark 2, Registered Type 1 No. 169, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -4.VIII.15., postmark 2, Registered Type 1 No. 216, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree 31.VII.-8., postmark 2, Registered Type 1 No. 222, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -5.VIII.11., postmark 2, Registered Type 1 No. 247, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -6.VIII.-8., postmark 1, Registered Type 1 No. 272, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -6.VIII.12., postmark 1, Registered Type 1 No. 285, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -6.VIII.12., postmark 1, Registered Type 1 No. 288, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -6.VIII.16., postmark 1, Registered Type 1 No. 310, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -6.VIII.20., postmark 1, Registered Type 1 No. 354, with receipt for mailing, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -7.VIII.10., postmark 4, Registered Type 1 No. 372, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -7.VIII.10., postmark 3, Registered Type 1 No. 391, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -2.VIII.11., postmark 4, Registered Type 2 No. 45, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -2.VIII.12., postmark 4, Registered Type 2 No. 96, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -6.VIII.12., postmark 2, Registered Type 2 No. 176, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -7.VIII.12., postmark 2, Registered Type 2 No. 232, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -8.VIII.-8., postmark 1, receipt for mailing Registered Type 2 No. 255. Also image of the letter. $60
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -8.VIII.-8., postmark 2, Registered Type 2 No. 264, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -9.VIII.10., postmark 2, Registered Type 2 No. 306, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -9.VIII.12., postmark 1, Registered Type 2 No. 322, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -9.VIII.17., postmark 1, Registered Type 2 No. 336, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -9.VIII.20., postmark 4, Registered Type 2 No. 408, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -1.VIII.17., postmark 3, regular Haarlem registration label, $100
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -9.VIII.15., postmark 1, also special flight cachet, $10
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -1.VIII.16., postmark 3, Jamboree postcard to Blatten, Switzerland, from the written message: Yesterday was the great parade for Baden-Powell, $20
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -8.VIII.17., postmark 4, set of three Jamboree stamps on Jamboree cover to Austria, also unused stationery (writing paper) matching the cover, $10
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree 31.VII.18., postmark 4, air mail special delivery to Switzerland, manuscript in German "Must be delivered on Sunday (or telephone the news to the addressee)" $100
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -7.VIII.18., postmark 3, postcard with rare cachet for the Jamboree delegation from Switzerland, $300
The Netherlands NL-003 1937, Bloemendaal Vogelenzang Wereld Jamboree -1.VIII.11., postmark 4, postcard with cachet for the Jamboree delegation from Yugoslavia, very rare, $800
The Netherlands and Netherlands Indies 1937, Jamboree stamps of two countries on same cover, cover with the Netherlands 1937 Jamboree stamps on special flight cover 4 June 1937 to Bandoeng. There the Netherlands Indies Jamboree stamps are affixed and postmarked 16 June 1937. $30

Netherlands Indies 1937, KOOPT JAMBOREE ZEGELS, machine cancel Buy Jamboree Stamps and oval Batavia flight cachet on light blue DC-3 flight cover 1948-'37 with Scout and Guide emblems, franked with the Jamboree stamps and sent from Batavia to Assen in the Netherlands. $75
Netherlands Indies 1937, KOOPT JAMBOREE ZEGELS, machine cancel Buy Jamboree Stamps on special Jamboree stamps cover 1946-'37 with Scout and Guide emblems, franked with the Jamboree stamps and sent locally. $75
Netherlands Indies 1937, KOOPT JAMBOREE ZEGELS, machine cancel Buy Jamboree Stamps and oval Batavia flight cachet on light blue DC-3 flight cover 1948-'37 with Scout and Guide emblems, franked with the Jamboree stamps and sent from Batavia to The Hague in the Netherlands. $75
Netherlands Indies 1937, Jamboree stamps on registered cover to Switzerland, ordinary Bataviacentrum registration label no. 710. $30
Netherlands Indies 1937, 13 flight covers with the Jamboree stamps, $65

Norway N-012 1948, Speiderbyen Mandal 1948 (national camp), on unaddressed cover #1, $15
Norway N-012 1948, Speiderbyen Mandal 1948 (national camp), on unaddressed cover #2, $15
Norway N-015 1949, 4. World Rover Moot Skjåk Norge 1949, on Hjørundfjorden viewcard sent to Oslo, Norway, $30
Norway N-015 1949, 4. World Rover Moot Skjåk Norge 1949, on Rondane viewcard sent to Sweden, $50
Norway N-015 1949, 4. World Rover Moot Skjåk Norge 1949, on Jotunheimen viewcard sent to Switzerland, $50
Norway N-015 1949, 4. World Rover Moot Skjåk Norge 1949, on Grotli-Geiranger viewcard sent to Høvik, Norway, $40
Norway N-015 1949, 4. World Rover Moot Skjåk Norge 1949, on sheet, $10
Norway N-015 1949, 4. World Rover Moot Skjåk Norge 1949, on Grotli-Geiranger viewcard sent to Australia, $50
Norway 1949, Uprated postal card to Switzerland, postmarked Stryn, the sender is from the Swiss Contingent to the Rover Moot at Skjåk, on reverse an original drawing of Stryn, Nordfjord scenery, $40
Norway N-019 1953, N.S.P.F. Landsleir Olberg (Girl Guide national camp), on Norefjellstua viewcard to Brumunddal, $15
Norway N-021 1954, Speiderleiren Valen 1954 (small district camp), on cover to Bergen, $80

Philippines RP-01/40 1940, Boy Scout Anniversary Period, $20

Romania 1934, Mamaia overprinted stamps on cover, probably forged Bucuresti postmark, $10

South Africa ZA-001 1936, Scout Camp East London, on Scout cover sent locally, weak fold at right side. $70

Switzerland CH-001 1925, I. Schweiz. Pfadfinderlager Bern 31 VII 25, Express (special delivery) air mail to St. Gallen, $80
Switzerland CH-001 1925, I. Schweiz. Pfadfinderlager Bern -4 VIII 25, air mail to Germany, $15

Switzerland 1925 national jamboree: study of registered mail - it seems there were three sets of registration labels in use.
Switzerland CH-001 1925, I. Schweiz. Pfadfinderlager Bern 31 VII 25, Registered No. 3, air mail cover to Casablanca, Africa, $500
Switzerland CH-001 1925, I. Schweiz. Pfadfinderlager Bern -1 VIII 25, Registered No. 28, domestic air mail cover to Luzern, $500
Switzerland CH-001 1925, I. Schweiz. Pfadfinderlager Bern 27 VII 25 and -4 VIII 25, Registered No. 29, two covers with same registration number, $1000
Switzerland CH-001 1925, I. Schweiz. Pfadfinderlager Bern -4 VIII 25, Registered No. 31, air mail cover to London, $500
Switzerland CH-001 1925, I. Schweiz. Pfadfinderlager Bern 29 VII 25, Registered No. 61, air mail cover to Dakar in Africa, $500
Switzerland CH-001 1925, I. Schweiz. Pfadfinderlager Bern -4 VIII 25, Registered No. 75, domestic air mail cover to Parpan, $500
Switzerland CH-001 1925, I. Schweiz. Pfadfinderlager Bern 31 VII 25, Registered No. 94, domestic air mail cover to Geneva, $500

Switzerland CH-003 1932, Geneve Camp Nat. Eclaireurs Suisses, cover to Lausanne, $10
Switzerland CH-003 1932, Geneve Camp Nat. Eclaireurs Suisses, cover to Zicino(?), $10
Switzerland CH-003 1932, Geneve Camp Nat. Eclaireurs Suisses, small cover to Basel, $25
Switzerland CH-004 1938, Schweiz. Pfadfinder-Bundeslager, machine cancel on postcard to Zurich, $15
Switzerland CH-004 1938, Schweiz. Pfadfinder-Bundeslager, two different machine cancels on piece and on cover to Bern, $15
Switzerland CH-005 1938, Zürich 3. Schweiz. Pfadf.-Bundeslager, postal card to Zurich, $15

U.S.A. 1927, Kanowahke Lake, N.Y., on camp postcard, written by Scout in camp. This postmark was exclusively used by the Kanowahke Lake Scout Camp. $40
U.S.A. Levy 33-21a, 1933, U.S.S. Macon First Flight, passes Ardsley on Hudson, $40
U.S.A. USA-004, Levy 35-1, 1935, U.S.S. Tuscaloosa - Boy Scouts Day typed address, very rare, $375
U.S.A. USA-004, Levy 35-1, 1935, U.S.S. Tuscaloosa - Boy Scouts Day manuscript address, very rare, $375
U.S.A. 1938, Owasippe, Mich., on viewcard. This postmark was exclusively used by the Owasippe Scout Camp. $40
U.S.A. 1938, Ten Mile River, N.Y., on camp postcard, written by Scout in camp. This postmark was exclusively used by the Ten Mile River Scout Camp. $40


Postal stationery

Czechoslovakia CS-G-002 1934,
III Labour Olympiad, depicting women exercising (#2), text "5 July: Day of Youth, Scouts and Regions", postal card commercially ised from Brezova nad Svitavou 8 August 1934, $80
Czechoslovakia CS-G-002 1934, III Labour Olympiad, depicting women exercising (#4), text "5 July: Day of Youth, Scouts and Regions", used postal card (unaddressed), $40

Czechoslovakia CS-G-003 1934, III Labour Olympiad, depicting men exercising (#1), text "5 July: Day of Youth, Scouts and Regions", unused, $40
Czechoslovakia CS-G-003 1934, III Labour Olympiad, depicting men exercising (#4), text "5 July: Day of Youth, Scouts and Regions", commercially used from Kolin, $80
Czechoslovakia CS-G-003 1934, III Labour Olympiad, depicting men exercising (#5), text "5 July: Day of Youth, Scouts and Regions", commercially used from Tatranska Kolina, $80

Nordjamb - XIV World Scout Jamboree 1975:
Norway N-G-001 1975, 14th world jamboree (mint), $2
Norway N-G-001 1975, 14th world jamboree, 10 cards (mint), $7
Norway N-G-001 1975, 14th world jamboree variety: 6mm higher, with normal card for comparison (mint), $90


Meter slogans (On complete cover or card, unless noted otherwise.)

Great Britain 1940,
The Boy Scouts Association on cover to Sweden, $40
Great Britain 1940, The Boy Scouts Association on cover to Maidenhead, incomplete strike at left due to short cover $40
Great Britain 1951, Visit the Discovery Exhibition (Scouts training ship) on cover, $5
Great Britain 1952, The World Scouters Indaba Gilwell Park on cover, $5
Great Britain 1955, Read "World Scouting" every month on piece, $5
Great Britain 1955, The Badge of World Scouting on cover, $5
Great Britain 1955, The Scout Shop on cover, $5
Great Britain 1957, 1857 BP 1957 on cover, $5

The Netherlands 1937, Wereld Jamboree 1937, cover with very clear meter stamp, addressed to the Mayor of Amsterdam. The cover is trimmed at left side. $800

New Zealand 1973, 40,000 Scouts are on the job. $5

Norway N-X-OSL-008 1973, Ledertreningsåret (Year of Leader Training), with Woodbadge beads. Green and red bi-coloured meter slogan. $5

U.S.A. c1970s, Two meter slogans Exploring (New York, NY) and Today's Vision (Dallas, Texas). $5 SOLD!


Postcards

All world, approximately 50 modern Scout postcards used/unused. $30

Denmark 1924,
TIVOLI SPEIDERFESTEN, official postcard from the Jamboree visit to the Copenhagen Tivoli, superb unused $50


Literature

To be updated


Badges, patches, pins, stickers, decals, pennants, etc.

To be updated


Various

Great Britain 1900, Miniature of Daily Express newspaper from May 19, 1900.
Mafeking and Baden-Powell's gallant band set free, 4 pages, 125x187mm, $10


That's all, folks! Thank you for looking at my stamps.


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